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MATHEMATICS

MATH 1A

INTRODUCTION TO CALCULUS� (5)

Class Hours: 5 Lecture, CAN MATH 18, CAN MATH SEQ B,� B4.� Prerequisite: MATH 15 or equivalent.

Mathematics 1A is an introduction to differential calculus of elementary function (including trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic). The course covers limits, continuity, derivatives, basic integrals, the fundamental theorem, and applications. (AA, CSU, UC)

MATH 1B

CALCULUS WITH APPLICATION� (5)

Class Hours: 5 Lecture, CAN MATH 20, CAN MATH SEQ B,� B4. �Prerequisite: MATH 1A or equivalent.

Mathematics 1B is an introduction to integral calculus. The course covers techniques of integration, applications of integration, improper integrals, polar coordinates, and infinite series. (AA, CSU, UC)

MATH 2A

MULTIVARIATE CALCULUS� (4)

Class Hours: 4 Lecture, CAN MATH 22, CAN MATH SEQ C,� B4.� Prerequisite: MATH 1B or equivalent.

Mathematics 2A is concerned with three-dimensional vectors, lines and planes, vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals and calculus of vector fields.� (AA, CSU, UC) (Please Note: This course is offered infrequently. Check the two-year schedule.)

MATH 2B

DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS� (4)

Class Hours: 4 Lecture, CAN MATH 24, CAN MATH SEQ C,� B4.� Prerequisite: MATH 2A or equivalent.

Mathematics 2B is the study of first-order linear differential equations and their applications in science and engineering, linear differential equations of higher order applications of second-order differential equations to vibrational models, differential equations with variable coefficients, LaPlace transformations and systems of linear differential equations.� (AA, CSU, UC) (Please note: This course is offered infrequently. Check the two-year schedule.)

MATH 10A

STRUCTURE & CONCEPTS IN MATHEMATICS� I� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture.� Prerequisite: MATH 63 or equivalent.

Mathematics 10A is designed for prospective elementary school teachers.� The course covers the development of real numbers including integers, rational and irrational numbers, computation, prime numbers and factorizations, and problem solving strategies.� This class does not satisfy G.E. math requirements for non Liberal Studies majors at CSUF.� (AA, CSU)

MATH 10B

STRUCTURE & CONCEPTS IN MATHEMATICS II� (3)

Class Hours: 6 Lecture, Prerequisite: MATH 10A

Math 10B is designed for prospective elementary school teachers. The course covers counting methods, elementary probability and statistics. Topics from geometry include polygons, congruence and similarity, measurement, geometric transformations, coordinate geometry, and selected applications. This class does not satisfy the G.E. quantitative reasoning requirement for non Liberal Studies majors at four-year institutions. (AA, CSU)

MATH 15

PRECALCULUS� (5)

Class Hours: 5 Lecture, CAN MATH 16,� B4.� Prerequisite: MATH 63 or equivalent.

Mathematics 15 is an intensive course covering those topics traditionally found in the separate courses of trigonometry and college algebra.� This course will include in-depth analysis and application of linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions and their graphs, systems of equations, and analytic geometry.� (AA, CSU, UC)

MATH 25

INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture� CAN STAT 2,� B4.� Strongly Recommended Preparation: MATH 63 or equivalent (not strongly recommended).

Mathematics 25 is an introduction to the study of modern statistics.� The topics cover frequency distributions, measure of location, measure of variation, permutations, combinations, probability, mathematical expectation, continuous and discrete probability distributions sampling and sampling distributions, inferences about means, standard deviations, proportions and regression.� (AA, CSU, UC)

MATH 30/60

EXPERIMENTAL COURSE� (.5-3)

Class Hours: 18 Lecture hours or 54 Laboratory hours for each semester unit.

All courses numbered 30/60 are designed to permit department to meet an immediate student or community need, to explore newer methods in teaching a subject, to offer courses which are innovative, and to provide variety and flexibility in curriculum.� A required course description identifies each course subject.� These course may be taken for CR/NC.

MATH 45

CONTEMPORARY MATH� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture, B4.� Prerequisite: MATH 63 or equivalent.

Mathematics 45 is a college level liberal arts mathematics course surveying a collection of topics including Management Science, Social Choice, Statistics and Growth and Symmetry.� (Satisfies CSU Fresno Gen. Ed. CORE, Quantitative Reasoning).� (AA, CSU, UC)

MATH 49/99

DIRECTED STUDY� (2)

Class Hours: 54 Laboratory hours for each semester unit.

Mathematics courses numbered 49/99 are designed for students who wish to undertake special projects related to mathematics.� Students, under instructor guidance and acknowledgement, may pursue individual exploration after completing or while currently enrolled in at least one course in the department of directed study.� (AA, CSU)

MATH 61

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA� (5)

Class Hours: 5 Lecture, CR/NC.� Prerequisite: MATH 101 or eligibility for Math 61 determined by placemetn tests.

Mathematics 61 is the first course in a two semester sequential elementary and intermediate algebra program.� Topics for elementary algebra include arithmetic review, solving linear equations and inequalities in tow variable, solving linear systems, operations with polynomials, solving equations by factoring, operations with rational expressions, and addition of radical expressions. (AA)

MATH 63

INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA� (5)

Class Hours: 5 Lecture� CR/NC.� Prerequisite: MATH 61 or equivalent.

Mathematics 63 is the second course in a two semester sequential elementary and intermediate algebra program.� Topics for intermediate algebra include factoring, solving quadratic, rational and radical equations, inequalities, integer and rational exponents, graphing conics, functions, scientific notation, and applications.� (AA)

MATH 64

ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA� (5)

Class Hours: 5 Lecture, CR/NC.� Strongly Recommended Preparation: MATH 61 or equivalent.

Mathematics 64 is the intensive coverage of elementary and intermediate algebra in one semester.� This course is designed for students who have had one year of high school algebra or equivalent and have a facility for learning math.� This course will satisfy the intermediate algebra requirement for any transfer level math course.� (AA)

MATH 75

ADAPTIVE MATHEMATICS� (.5 - 1)

Class Hours: 3 Laboratory

Mathematics 75 is designed primarily for students with learning disabilities.� It covers the fundamentals of mathematics including whole numbers and the operations, addition, subtraction multiplication and division. Mathematical concepts will be taught in the context of life skills development.� May be taken as many times as needed to meet objectives.� (AA)

MATH 87

MATHEMATICS FOR LIFE� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture

Mathematics 87 consists of a quick review of common fractions, decimals and percents; consumer applications, basic operations of algebra; simple equations; formula manipulation; and basic facts and formulas from geometry.� (Students who have received credit for MATH 61 will not be granted units for this course).� (AA)

MATH 101

BASIC COLLEGE MATHEMATICS� (.5-5)

Class Hours: 5 Lecture CR/NC

Mathematics 101 is a comprehensive course providing review of basic computational math skills and their applications.� The topics for basic mathematics include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percents, consumer application, statistics, U.S. measurement, metric measurement, rational numbers, pre-algebra, and geometry.� (NDA)

 
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